Atlanta, Georgia – Frazier & Deeter, one of the nation’s fastest-growing accounting and advisory firms, today announced that it has been named as a new member of the 2020 HITRUST External Assessor Council (the Council).
The Council, comprised of ten HITRUST Authorized External Assessors and one HITRUST executive, represents a wide variety of organizations supporting the healthcare and public health sector. The new members will serve a two-year term on the Council. The varying opinions and diverse expertise provide valuable insights into the success of the industry and respective companies, with the goal of creating more value for customers.
“The External Assessor Council is strategically charged with bridging the gap between the HITRUST Assurance Program and the marketplace,” said Matthew Datel, Director, Education and Strategic Initiatives at HITRUST. “Frazier & Deeter’s appointment to the Council was made due to their years of HITRUST experience, motivation to provide thought leadership and a high degree of quality and integrity.”
The Council was created to ensure that HITRUST Authorized External Assessors working with any industry are able to provide input and influence the HITRUST CSF Assurance Program to ensure its integrity, effectiveness and practicality. HITRUST Authorized External Assessors such as Frazier & Deeter serve as a key component of the Council and will interact regularly with HITRUST to share challenges and opportunities relating to HITRUST service offerings.
“Frazier & Deeter is honored to serve as part of the HITRUST Assessor Council,” said Andrew Hicks, National HITRUST Practice Leader and Vice President of Risk Assurance at Frazier & Deeter. “As a firm that’s entrenched in the HITRUST marketplace and committed to simplifying the assessment journey, it’s an honor to represent our customers and other assessor firms to help improve the effectiveness of the HITRUST Assurance Program.”
About Frazier & Deeter
Frazier & Deeter is an award-winning accounting and advisory firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The firm provides a wide range of tax, audit, accounting and advisory services to serve the emerging needs of clients as they evolve. Frazier & Deeter and its FD family of brands have nine offices across the United States and one in the United Kingdom. The firm has been recognized repeatedly as a Best of the Best Accounting firm, a Best Firm to Work For in the U.S. and a Best Firm for Women in Leadership. Frazier & Deeter’s brand promise is investing in relationships to make a difference™